Guide Concept

This guide has step-by-step instructions for connecting ThingWorx Kepware Server to ThingWorx Foundation.

This guide will demonstrate how easily industrial equipment can be connected to ThingWorx Foundation without installing any software on production equipment.


Guide Info

Level Beginner
Est. Time 30 Minutes
Published Apr 15, 2020
Author Allen Smith

You'll learn how to

  • Connect ThingWorx Kepware Server to ThingWorx Foundation
  • Secure the connection with an Application Key
  • Create an IndustrialGateway Thing
  • Map ThingWorx Kepware Server Tags to ThingWorx Foundation Thing Properties
  • Visualize Data from connected digital assets
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Things used in this guide


This guide requires both ThingWorx Foundation and ThingWorx Kepware Server.

The step-by-step instructions are for the hosted Foundation server in combination with the downloadable ThingWorx Kepware Server.

In addition to the hosted Foundation server, this guide could also be used with the downloadable Foundation trial with some minor modifications to the instructions.

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